Practice Groups

Local Groups for Relatedness & Collective Learning

In our Practice Groups, we grow through meditation, self- and co-regulation, a deeper expression of our authenticity and intimacy of our connection to the divine. Practice Groups are not therapy groups or trauma healing groups. The basic skills for relating and Transparent Communication that Practice Groups focus on are foundational for work on trauma integration, which is done in the International Labs and in Collective Trauma Integration Processes. Groups also consider current topics, share life issues and potential solutions, have inspirational dialogues, and explore Thomas Huebl’s teachings. The field of supported practice in a community allows for collective learning to arise.

Practice groups can serve as guideposts on our journey of inner and outer growth. In order to address personal, ancestral and collective trauma, we need to grow our vessel first. Practicing basic skills with like-minded individuals in a caring and nurturing environment continually reconnects us to the depth of what we are learning in this field and provides a pillar of support.

Practice Groups come together regularly for precise skill development and embodiment of the foundations of trauma-informed living, with a focus on the key skills of presence, relating, witnessing and Transparent Communication. We learn to apply these key skills in our everyday lives, and to process the challenges that arise naturally as we do that.

Our current practice groups

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Practice Group Leader Trainings

Leaders of practice groups have completed a special Practice Group Leader Training, the Timeless Wisdom Training or are part of the Core Group, and remain current by attending regular annual workshops to deepen their skills. As our group leaders enrich their own personal practice and share their expertise, the local community benefits. 

US & Global

The U.S. Practice Group Leader Training will be taught online by Thomas Hübl’s authorized instructors, Eva Giedt and Rae Riedel. It will be conducted in English.

Europe & Global

This Practice Group Leader Training will be taught online by Thomas Hübl’s authorized instructors, Eva Giedt and Rae Riedel. It will be conducted in English.

Practice Groups Coordination Team

Eva Giedt and Rae Riedel coordinate and cultivate the Practice Group field. They lead the Practice Group Leader trainings US. And they organize refresher meetings and trainings for Practice Group Leaders.

Eva Giedt

Eva Giedt

PGL-Training US/Global

is a psychotherapist and mental health nurse practitioner in private practice and offers online private sessions utilizing mystical principles. She is passionate about embodied purposeful living, conscious relationships, field awareness, and the explorations at the edge of the known and unknown. She works with individuals and facilitates groups and corporate wellness trainings. She teaches meditation and qi gong and is a certified Hakomi Therapist. Eva has been involved in healthcare as a practitioner and teacher for 30+ years. In 2011 she participated in the first US intensive with Thomas Hübl and has worked closely with him ever since. Eva is a Teacher for the USA Practice Group Leader Training. Eva works and lives in the SF Bay Area and Monterey California. 


Rae Riedel

PGL-Training US/Global

has thirty-years of experience in natural medicine. She is a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Functional Medicine Practitioner. She holds a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology, is a Certified Alchemy Breathwork Facilitator, and is currently finishing a certification in Hakomi (Body Centered and Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy). She has intensively studied nature-based wisdom and Shamanic traditions, and has been a student of Thomas Hübl (a modern day mystic) for 7 years, assisting him in his U.S. based programs. She blends her diverse experience, offering a body-mind-heart-spirit approach engaging patients, students, and clients alike in the deepest level of transformation.


Susanne Ahlendorf

PGL-Training US/Global

practiced in her own psychotherapeutic practice. She has led groups since 1998 on topics such as stress management, integral personality and consciousness development, meditation and contemplation. She is a trainer for Transparent Communication according to Thomas Hübl® and trains practice group leaders* at the Academy of Inner Science. She is also active as a trainer in the educational context and the research group Mysticism & Healing. She assisted the Timeless Wisdom Training 1, 2 and 4 and has been in the training of Thomas Hübl’s assistant group since 2007.

With her work Susanne wants to remember the deepest values in our human hearts and at the same time give impulses for cultural implementation and transformation.

Initiating a Practice Group

Are you interested in creating a new practice group in your area? Become a Practice Group Leader by first completing Thomas Hübl’s Timeless Wisdom Training course, being a member of the EU or US Core Groups and/or completing the Practice Group Leader Training US or Practice Group Leader Training EU.

If you already have an approved practice group that you want to register here, fill out this form.

The Practice Group World Map

On this world map you can see fully approved Practice Groups within the Pocket Project field. There are online groups, face-to-face groups, closed groups, drop-in groups, groups with a specific focus, groups only for experienced students, etc., but they generally follow a similar format. There are also Pilot Practice Groups and unofficial Groups that do not appear here. 

If you would like to participate in a Practice Group, you can find the subpage of the Practice Group of your choice, either via the map, or via the gallery below. You will find an application form button on the subpage of each Practice Group.

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